NY Judge Trims $19M Jury Award In Carpenter's Asbestos Suit

Law360, New York (October 1, 2012, 2:37 PM EDT) -- A New York state court has vacated a $19 million jury award to a carpenter in his suit against Tishman Liquidating Corp. for asbestos injuries, ordering a new damages trial unless the plaintiff agrees to accept a reduced award of $8 million.

New York Judge Joan A. Madden on Sept. 20 granted Tishman’s motion to set aside an August 2011 verdict to the extent of vacating $7 million for past pain and suffering and $12 million for future pain and suffering that the jury awarded to...
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